|Born||April 15, 1974|
|Medium||Theatre, Stand-up, Television|
|Genres||Character, Sketch, Blue, Observational, Dramatic|
|Spouse||Lee So Young|
|Notable works and roles||Crew of Saturday Night Live Korea |
Insolent Romance as Goo Bong-phil
|Revised Romanization||Gim Min-gyo|
Kim Min-kyo (Hangul : 김민교, born April 15, 1974) is a South Korean actor and director. He is well known for a cast member ('crew') on the tvN entertainment show Saturday Night Live Korea .
The Korean alphabet, known as Hangul, has been used to write the Korean language since its creation in the 15th century by King Sejong the Great. It may also be written as Hangeul following the standard Romanization.
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He has been performing as a stage actor on several Korean theatre plays, mainly in Daehangno for 20 years, and also working as a movie actor since 1998. 's 3rd season in latter of 2012, with mentorship by high-profile comedian Shin Dong-yup, his popularity has skyrocketed. During the show, he played a series of unexpected sexual characters, which led its viewers to misapprehend him as an LGBT member.On early 2012, after hard years as a relatively unknown actor, he was strongly requested by his Seoul Institute of the Arts superior Jang Jin, who served as the creative director of a brand-new live comic variety TV programme Saturday Night Live Korea . He eventually joined this programme and has been performing since May 2012. Furthermore, from the beginning of SNL Korea
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Prior to joining SNL Korea , he wrote and directed a Korean play called Want Night (달콤한 원나잇), which was later re-branded as Insolent Romance (발칙한 로맨스), a globally-successful Korean movie director Daniel Bong-phil Goo, who meets his first-ever loved female friend called Ma Soo-ji, who had married after he left to Hollywood of Los Angeles over a decade ago, which is not usually happened in Korean society but included Kim Min-kyo's own possible and imaginary situations.During a winter season of 2012-2013, he acted a main character of this play, Goo Bong-phil (구봉필). This play has been co-worked with his Seoul Institute of the Arts colleague Kim Su-ro as his producer. Its commercial success in Daehangno led Kim Su-ro to make a series of launching authentic stage plays called Kim Su-ro Project (김수로 프로젝트), and this play marks the 1st product of the project.
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Music video appearances
On January 2010, Kim Min-kyo married his long-time fan, who had dated him since 2005.He, who holds several martial arts title including hapkido and taekwondo, is atheist, however, sometimes he jokes that his namesaked religion is "Min-Kyo", which means that he believes in himself.
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